Introduction “And your Lord has stated: Make du’a to Me, I will (of a surety) respond to you. Verily, those who are too arrogant to worship Me will enter the Fire of Hell, humiliated”. (Surah Ghaafir: 60) Truly, man has been created for a noble and great purpose – that he may worship Allah alone, […]
Examples of Sifaat Hems Letter Extract from Verse Surah : Verse Letter Extract from Verse Surah :Verse Jahr Letter Extract from Verse Surah : Verse Letter Extract from Verse Surah :Verse Ista’ala / Tafkheem Letter Extract from Verse Surah : Verse Letter Extract from Verse Surah :Verse Safeer Letter Extract from Verse Surah : Verse […]
Identify the occurrences of Idghaam Mutaqaaribain in the following verses. Verse Surah : Verse 6:147 20:114 4:158 23:29 23:93 23:97 Answers The occurrences of Idghaam Mutaqaaribain have been underlined in the following verses. Click on the ‘Surah:Verse’ number of each verse to hear audio. Verse Surah : Verse 6:147 20:114 4:158 23:29 23:93 23:97
Final Form The final form of each letter. ج ث ت ب ا ﺞ ﺚ ﺖ ﺐ ﺎ ر ذ د خ ح ﺮ ﺬ ﺪ ﺦ ﺢ ض ص ش س ز ﺾ ﺺ ﺶ ﺲ ﺰ ف غ ع ظ ط ﻒ ﻎ ﻊ ﻆ ﻂ ن م ل ك ق ﻦ ﻢ […]
Yaa Leen Let’s produce an ‘ay‘ sound : letter vowelled with a fathah joined onto yaa For a more detailed tajweed explanation, click here. Now let’s practise and perfect..
Waw Leen Let’s produce an ‘aw‘ sound : letter vowelled with a fathah joined onto waw. Now let’s practise and perfect..
The Rules of Stopping (Waqf) Definition ‘To stop on the last letter of a complete word, which is disconnected from the word after it, and giving the last letter a sukoon and by breaking the breath, then taking a new breath to read the next word.’ (Jami-ul-waqaf) The proper way to […]
Vowelled with Kasrah Now let’s join letters.
Vowelled with fathah Now let’s join letters. Please note : the sukoon sign can take two forms : Note : the letters with asterix (*) produce a bouncing sound. For a more detailed tajweed explanation, click here. Note : the letters with asterix (*) produce a bouncing sound. Click here for the ‘Qalqalah’ lesson * * * * […]
Vowelled with dhammah Now let’s join letters.
The definite article (ال) – The sun letters When (ال) comes before a sun letter, the ل is ignored. For a more detailed tajweed explanation, click here.
The definite article (ال) – The moon letters When (ال) comes before a moon letter, the ل is pronounced For a more detailed tajweed explanation, click here.
The Rules of the letter ر (‘RA’) There are 2 categories as the letter can either be:ht Tafkheem (rough / thick) ﺗَﻔْﺨِﻴْﻢ Tarqeeq (soft / thin) ﺗَﺮْﻗِﻴْﻖ Tafkheem To produce this sound the back of the tongue rises in the mouth. This elevation of the tongue produces a thick or heavy sound. There are 5 categories […]
The Rules of Meem Saakina The rules of are called shafawee ( ﺷَﻔﻮي ) as the makhraj of the is the lips (shafatain = pair of lips) Idghaam Shafawee Presence of a followed by another The first one carries a and the second carries a vowel Hence, a will be created and shown on the second Resulting […]
The Letter ل (‘Laam’) Like the letter ‘ra’, the letter ‘laam’ can also be pronounced as a thick / full mouth (tafkheem) or thin (tarqeeq) letter. Tafkheem To produce this sound, the tongue elevates in the mouth producing a thick/ heavy sound. 2 categories: The in the pronunciation of the name ‘Allah’ ﷲ , when it is […]
Exercises Verse Surah : Verse 7:3 7:49 9:31 9:41 16:125 17:14 17:21 20:24 20:31 36:21 79:17 89:28 96:1 Answers Hamza tul Wasl The occurences of Hamza tul Wasl are underlined in the following table. Click on the ‘Surah:Verse’ number of each verse to hear audio Verse Surah : Verse 7:3 7:49 9:31 9:41 16:125 […]
The letter Hamzah (ء) There are two types of hamzah that appear in the Qur’an. Both are read and treated differently Sign in Qur’an is ء May appear anywhere within a word. It is always pronounced Sign in the Qur’an is ٱ Appears only at the beginning of a word. Pronounced only if […]
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Modes of Recitation There are three modes of recitation: Tahqeeq, precise – methodical:It is the precise, slow recitation that is meticulous and heedful of meaning. It gives each letter, in place and manner, its rightful measure (according to the rules of Tajweed). Hadr, rapidity:Rapid recitation with a running flow that nevertheless takes into account the […]
Letters and Vowels Introduction The Arabic Alphabet The table shows the letters of the alphabet in their possible states, depending on whether they are isolated or together with other letters in a word. If it is in a word, its form is affected by its position within the word, whether initial, middle or final. This […]
Ibn Mas`ud (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Messenger of Allah () said to me: “Whoever recites a letter from the Book of Allah, he will be credited with a good deed, and a good deed gets a ten-fold reward. I do not say that Alif-Lam-Mim is one letter, but Alif is […]
Glossary A – F G – K L – S T – Z Basmala ‘In the Name of Allah, Most Beneficent, Most Merciful’. Dammah A small apostrophe-like shape written above a letter. It represents a short vowel ‘u’ (like the ‘u’ sound in ‘who’ but only stretched for 1 count). Definite Article This is formed […]
The Etiquette of proper recitation of Qur’an Allah () only accepts deeds that are correct and sincere. A sincere deed is one done for Allah () alone and a correct deed is one done according to the rules of Sharia’ (Islamic law). Therefore a reader should follow certain principles when reciting. The most important rules […]
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